Carmarthenshire Archive Service
Whitland Parish Council Records
Reference code(s): GB 0211 WHITLAND PC
Title: Whitland Parish Council Records
Short title: Whitland Parish Council records
Dates of creation: 1844-1974
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: 0.15 cubic metres; two volumes
Name of creator(s): Whitland Parish Council
Administrative and biographical history: Parish councils were established by the Local Government Act 1894; previously, parish vestry meetings had dealt with ecclesiatical and secular matters. Community councils replaced parish councils under local government reorganization in 1974.
Scope and content: Records of the Whitland Parish Council, Carmarthenshire, 1844-1974, including Llangan vestry book 1844 - 1896; minutes, 1896-1936; correspondence, 1933-1974; financial material, [c. 1926]-1969; records relating to elections, 1931-1970; maps and plans, -.
ACCESS AND USE
System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: minutes; correspondence; financial; elections; maps and plans; printed material; and miscellaneous.
Conditions governing access: No restrictions
Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.
Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available at Carmarthenshire Archives Service.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained
Accruals: Accruals are not expected
Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Mr E. Davies, Clerk to the Community Council, Whitland, in 1977.
Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds. Includes earlier vestry records inherioted by the Parish Council.
Archivist's note: Compiled by Annette Strauch for ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of the description: Carmarthenshire Archives Service, Catalogue of Whitland Parish Council Records.
Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2 and LCSH
Date(s) of description: September 2003